JAL has stable pH of around 7.2-7.8, which is mildly alkaline or almost neutral. On the contrary the normal bottled water are much more acidic/alkaline than JAL. Along with this, Jal-Natural Mineral Water has a much higher TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) than packaged drinking water. The natural electrolyte content with all its dissolved natural minerals gives it a unique sweet taste. Also, Natural filtration process through layers of silt & rocks ensures the purity and natural form of JAL.